Historics News

How the DTM is keeping its touring car past alive
NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson stars in Goodwood Revival debut
Button denied first UK victory in 20 years at Goodwood Revival
BRM V16 can win despite retirement on Goodwood debut
Dumas wins opening leg of Goodwood St Mary’s Trophy as Johnson retires

The DTM pivoted away from its touring car heritage by moving to GT3 cars in 2021, but it’s still indulging its history with familiar machines appearing on the support bill. A move to expand the offering for fans, the new-for-2022 DTM Classic Cup is already proving a worthwhile addition to its platform and attracting some of its past names to do battle once more

Jenson Button was denied his first victory on UK soil in over 20 years in the RAC Tourist Trophy at the Goodwood Revival.

The new BRM V16 retired from its race debut at the Goodwood Revival but driver Rob Hall believes it can compete at the front.

Two-time Le Mans 24 Hours victor Romain Dumas won the first part of the St Mary’s Trophy as NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson retired on his Goodwood debut.

How the DTM is keeping its touring car past alive

The DTM pivoted away from its touring car heritage by moving to GT3 cars in 2021, but it’s still indulging its history with familiar machines appearing on the support bill. A move to expand the offering for fans, the new-for-2022 DTM Classic Cup is already proving a worthwhile addition to its platform and attracting some of its past names to do battle once more

NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson stars in Goodwood Revival debut

NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson starred on his Goodwood Revival debut despite narrowly missing out on the podium in his two races.

Button denied first UK victory in 20 years at Goodwood Revival

Jenson Button was denied his first victory on UK soil in over 20 years in the RAC Tourist Trophy at the Goodwood Revival.

BRM V16 can win despite retirement on Goodwood debut

The new BRM V16 retired from its race debut at the Goodwood Revival but driver Rob Hall believes it can compete at the front.

Dumas wins opening leg of Goodwood St Mary’s Trophy as Johnson retires

Two-time Le Mans 24 Hours victor Romain Dumas won the first part of the St Mary’s Trophy as NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson retired on his Goodwood debut.

How F1's greatest sound has returned to the track Plus

How F1's greatest sound has returned to the track

The first of three new BRM V16s is bringing the greatest-sounding engine to a new audience – and back to the race track - at the Goodwood Revival this weekend. Here is the story of the ambitious 1950 Formula 1 project's resurrection for historic competition

Ten on-track highlights for this year's Goodwood Revival

The Goodwood Revival roars into action on Friday, transporting visitors back to the circuit's 1948-66 heyday. Here are some of the notable cars, races and features to look forward to this year

Porsche’s hopeful Le Mans future meets its illustrious past Plus

Porsche’s hopeful Le Mans future meets its illustrious past

Rising sportscar star Adam Smalley had to pinch himself when offered the chance to drive the car that won the world’s most famous enduro in 1987

10 things to look forward to at the 2022 Silverstone Classic

Old favourites and new, plus celebrations galore, reshape the massive historic jamboree for its revised August bank holiday date this weekend. Here are 10 highlights to look forward to at the Silverstone Classic

The historic rallying battle royale revived 40 years on

Ford Escorts have dominated historic rallying for years but finally, in the shape of a Fiat 131, they face some tough opposition from an old foe

How a little electric storm thundered to Goodwood's hillclimb record

Nick Heidfeld's official Goodwood Festival of Speed record in McLaren's MP4/13 Formula 1 car - and the unofficial hillclimb record set by the Volkswagen ID.R - were both brushed aside by the McMurtry Speirling driven by Max Chilton on Sunday. Here's a look at the fan car that blew away the competition

Ten things to watch at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

The Goodwood Festival of Speed returns this weekend, with a usual stellar line-up of both cars and drivers. Here are the top 10 things to watch out for...

How to buy an old F1 car - what to look for, cost and more

For many fans, owning a Formula 1 is an ultimate dream. But how do you do it, how much does it cost, and what affects the value of an old F1 car? We find out.

Mercedes sells unraced 300 SLR for £115m to fund youth scholarships

Mercedes has sold one of its two never-raced and highly revered 300 SLR ‘Uhlenhaut Coupe’ sportscar prototypes for a world record-smashing £115million to fund a youth scholarship programme.

Why there was more to Monaco than Leclerc’s Lauda Ferrari crash

The 13th Monaco Historique was about much more than Charles Leclerc’s unfortunate crash while demonstrating an ex-Niki Lauda Ferrari 312B3.

Pictured: The broken brake disc that caused Leclerc's Monaco Historic GP crash

Formula 1 world championship leader Charles Leclerc grabbed the headlines last weekend when he crashed a Ferrari 312B3 at the Monaco Historic Grand Prix.

Leclerc crashes ex-Niki Lauda Ferrari F1 car at Monaco Historic GP

Formula 1 points leader Charles Leclerc has crashed an ex-Niki Lauda classic Ferrari grand prix car during a demonstration run at the 2022 Monaco Historic event on Sunday.

How Lotus emerged as a period Goodwood force Plus

How Lotus emerged as a period Goodwood force

Colin Chapman’s marque was the most successful across Goodwood’s 71 contemporary era Members’ Meetings, from 1949 to 1966. Many of the future Formula 1 pacesetter's finest creations will be in action during this weekend's 2022 event, attempting to re-live an era when period Lotus was gaining unstoppable momentum

Friday Favourite: The restored ex-Moss Maserati winning again after 60 years

Dutch ace Nicky Pastorelli is just one of the crack historic racers aiming for glory at this weekend’s Goodwood Members' Meeting in a Ferrari 250 GTO. But it’s a car from the previous decade that he picks out as his all-time favourite in the latest from our series

Ten things to watch at Goodwood's Members' Meeting

The eighth modern running of the Goodwood Members' Meeting takes place this weekend, the West Sussex circuit bringing a blend of new races and popular favourites to the 2022 edition.

How F1's greatest sound has returned to the track Plus

How F1's greatest sound has returned to the track

The first of three new BRM V16s is bringing the greatest-sounding engine to a new audience – and back to the race track - at the Goodwood Revival this weekend. Here is the story of the ambitious 1950 Formula 1 project's resurrection for historic competition

Formula 1
Sep 17, 2022
Porsche’s hopeful Le Mans future meets its illustrious past Plus

Porsche’s hopeful Le Mans future meets its illustrious past

Rising sportscar star Adam Smalley had to pinch himself when offered the chance to drive the car that won the world’s most famous enduro in 1987

Historics
Sep 6, 2022
How a little electric storm thundered to Goodwood's hillclimb record Plus

How a little electric storm thundered to Goodwood's hillclimb record

Nick Heidfeld's official Goodwood Festival of Speed record in McLaren's MP4/13 Formula 1 car - and the unofficial hillclimb record set by the Volkswagen ID.R - were both brushed aside by the McMurtry Speirling driven by Max Chilton on Sunday. Here's a look at the fan car that blew away the competition

Historics
Jun 28, 2022
How Lotus emerged as a period Goodwood force Plus

How Lotus emerged as a period Goodwood force

Colin Chapman’s marque was the most successful across Goodwood’s 71 contemporary era Members’ Meetings, from 1949 to 1966. Many of the future Formula 1 pacesetter's finest creations will be in action during this weekend's 2022 event, attempting to re-live an era when period Lotus was gaining unstoppable momentum

Historics
Apr 8, 2022
Remembering Goodwood’s heroes at 78th Members' Meeting Plus

Remembering Goodwood’s heroes at 78th Members' Meeting

A year and a half after it was originally scheduled, this weekend’s 78th Goodwood Members’ Meeting honours key figures from the circuit’s history, including the likes of Stirling Moss, Dan Gurney and Gerry Marshall

National
Oct 14, 2021
The restorer keeping a land-speed record-holder's memory alive Plus

The restorer keeping a land-speed record-holder's memory alive

From a famous land-speed special to an Indianapolis 500 frontrunner, restorer and racer Geraint Owen has a fascination for making old machines work

Historics
Oct 4, 2021
The restored BSCC battler back in its family's hands after 50 years Plus

The restored BSCC battler back in its family's hands after 50 years

The Imps of George Bevan became famous in British Saloon Car Championship competition during the early 1970s. Thanks to the efforts of a small band of enthusiasts, including Bevan's grandson Jonathan, one of the ex-Bill McGovern title winners has recently returned to the race track

Historics
Sep 30, 2021
Why Goodwood Revival’s revival will be an unmissable event Plus

Why Goodwood Revival’s revival will be an unmissable event

After a year's enforced absence due to the pandemic, the Goodwood Revival Meeting returns this weekend for the 23rd in a series that transports fans to a bygone era of motorsport. Here's 10 reasons why you should check it out

Historics
Sep 17, 2021